Rebecca Nolan

Rebecca Nolan

Rebecca Nolan

Rebecca Nolan

  • B.A., communication studies, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1991
  • M.F.A., visual design/photography, University of Oregon, 1994
First year at SCAD:

"I see teaching as a chance to assist students in the development of skills that will enable them to realize and achieve their own goals as well as become responsible community citizens. I see myself as a guide, directing them toward developing the best practice for conveying their personal ideas and interests."


Solo and featured exhibitions

  • "American Byways," Starlander Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, 2009
  • "You Cant' Get There From Here," TruSpace, Savannah, 2008
  • "St. Louis City Hospital," 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, 2005

Awards, recognition and honors

Faculty Member of the Year Award, Washington University School of Art; Honorable Mention, Magic Silver Exhibition; Artistic Merit Award, Northwest Area Arts Council, Woodstock, Illinois


Society for Photographic Education, College Art Association, SECAC, National Council of Arts Administrators

Publications and presentations

  • SPE National Conference Dallas. Collaborative Lecture with Meryl Truett: "You Can't Get There from Here," 2009
  • SPE Midwest Regional Conference. Presentation: "Two Views," 2005
  • SPE Southeast Regional Conference. Crealde School of Art. Presentation: "Image Maker," 2003
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Workshop: "Pinhole Cameras and Cyanotype Printing," 2001

Previous Positions

Adjunct faculty: School of Art, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, Webster University, St. Louis, School of Art and Design, Maryville University, St. Louis; lecturer of photography: School of Art, Washington University; visiting assistant professor: department of art, University of Kentucky

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PHOT 113 Photographic Foundations I
  • PHOT 115 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 206 Color Technique
  • PHOT 220 Large-format Technique
  • PHOT 324 Documentary Photography
  • PHOT 337 Photojournalism, Media and Culture
  • PHOT 350 Large-format Technique II
  • PHOT 403 Professional Practices for Fine Art Photography
  • PHOT 709 Graduate Critique Seminar
  • PHOT 745 Photographic Art Marketing Practices
  • PHOT 719 Photographic Arts
  • PHOT 722 Photographic Arts II
  • PHOT 753 Photographic Arts III
  • PHOT 764 Photographic Arts IV
  • PHOT 775 Photographic Arts V